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  1. Asthma Provides links to how-to information about asthma. Includes info on asthma in teens and adults, using an asthma action plan, and using inhalers.
  2. Asthma and Wheezing
  3. Classification of Asthma
  4. Asthma Triggers
  5. Asthma and GERD
  6. Occupational Asthma
  7. Asthma Attack
  8. Anticholinergics for Asthma
  9. Asthma in Children Discusses causes and symptoms of asthma in children. Looks at treatment with medicine such as inhaled corticosteroid and albuterol. Discusses avoiding triggers and treating attacks. Covers using nebulizers, metered-dose with spacer and dry powder inhalers.
  10. Omalizumab for Asthma
  11. Asthma Diary
  12. Asthma: Using an Asthma Action Plan Covers using an asthma action plan for asthma attacks. Explains green, yellow, and red zones in an action plan. Covers what medicines to take in each zone. Reviews what to do if an attack becomes an emergency.
  13. Asthma: Taking Charge of Your Asthma Covers control of asthma with asthma action plan. Includes working with doctor on a plan and medicines for symptoms and attacks. Includes use of controller medicine and peak flow meter. Reviews avoiding triggers and keeping asthma diary.
  14. Inhaled corticosteroids for asthma
  15. Asthma in Teens and Adults Covers causes and symptoms of asthma in teens and adults. Includes info on avoiding triggers and treating attacks. Looks at treatment with controller medicine. Covers delivery systems that include metered-dose and dry powder inhalers and nebulizers.
  16. Nebulizer for Asthma Treatment
  17. Asthma Action Plan Learn how following an asthma action plan can help you take control of your asthma.
  18. Dealing With Asthma Triggers Learn how to avoid common asthma triggers to better control your symptoms.
  19. Challenge Tests for Asthma
  20. Exercise-Induced Asthma
  21. Asthma Treatment Goals
  22. Asthma: Controlling Cockroaches
  23. Allergy Shots for Asthma
  24. Monitoring Asthma Treatment
  25. Asthma During Pregnancy Covers questions about asthma during pregnancy and labor. Looks at treatment with medicines including inhaled albuterol, budesonide, salmeterol, and formoterol. Includes treatment of allergies. Covers safety of steroids for pregnant mother and baby.
  26. Asthma Action Plan
  27. Inhaled quick-relief medicines for asthma
  28. Asthma and Vocal Cord Problems
  29. Asthma Action Plan: Green Zone
  30. Asthma: How to Overcome Treatment Obstacles
  31. Asthma: Measuring Peak Flow
  32. Asthma: Identifying Your Triggers
  33. Treating Asthma in Babies and Younger Children
  34. Asthma: Using an Inhaler and Spacer Learn the correct way to use a spacer with your inhaler.
  35. Stories From People Controlling Their Asthma Hear how others with asthma have learned to control their symptoms.
  36. Asthma: Myths About Inhaled Steroids Learn common myths about inhaled steroids, which are some of the best medicines for controlling asthma.
  37. Asthma: The Importance of Controller Medicines Learn why your controller medicines are so important.
  38. Asthma: What Happens in Your Lungs Learn what's going on in the lungs that can make it hard to breathe when you have asthma.
  39. Steroid Medicine for Asthma: Myths and Facts
  40. Asthma Action Plan for Your Child Learn how following an asthma action plan can help you control your child's asthma.
  41. Helping Your Child Deal With Asthma Learn how to help your child deal with asthma and asthma treatments.
  42. Teenagers: Feeling Different Because of Asthma Learn how expressing your negative feelings about asthma will help you feel better.
  43. Asthma's Impact on Your Child's Life
  44. Asthma Action Plan: Yellow Zone
  45. Asthma Action Plan: Red Zone
  46. Asthma: Symptoms of Difficulty Breathing
  47. Asthma: Overcoming Obstacles to Taking Medicines
  48. Asthma in Older Adults: Managing Treatment
  49. Asthma: Educating Yourself and Your Child
  50. Theophylline for Long-Term Control of Asthma
  51. Asthma: Ways to Take Inhaled Medicines
  52. Asthma: Overuse of Quick-Relief Medicines
  53. Assessing Your Asthma Knowledge
  54. How Asthma Develops in Children
  55. Asthma: Peak Expiratory Flow and Personal Best
  56. Asthma: Is Your Child Using the Rescue Inhaler Too Often? Learn how to tell when your child is using a rescue inhaler too often.
  57. Asthma: Keeping Your Child Out of the Hospital Learn ways to prevent a return trip to the emergency room for your child with asthma.
  58. Asthma: Helping a Young Child Take Medicine Learn ways to encourage your young child to take asthma medicine with a nebulizer.
  59. Asthma in Children: Knowing How Bad an Attack Is
  60. Systemic Corticosteroids for Relief During Asthma Attacks
  61. Short-Acting Beta2-Agonists for Quick Relief of Asthma Symptoms Looks at bronchodilator medicines for asthma. Lists generic and brand names, such as albuterol (Proventil), levalbuterol (Xopenex), and terbutaline. Info on how well beta-2 agonists work, side effects, and warning not to overuse.
  62. Long-Acting Beta2-Agonists for Long-Term Control of Asthma Covers medicines used in metered-dose or dry powder inhaler to treat asthma. Lists generic and brand names like budesonide and formoterol (Symbicort) and fluticasone and salmeterol (Advair). Covers how well they work and side effects.
  63. Leukotriene Pathway Modifiers for Long-Term Control of Asthma
  64. Inhaled Corticosteroids for Long-Term Control of Asthma Covers medicines used in metered-dose or dry powder inhaler to treat asthma. Lists generic and brand names such as budesonide (Pulmicort) and fluticasone and salmeterol (Advair). Covers how well they work and side effects.
  65. Asthma in Children: Helping a Child Use a Metered-Dose Inhaler and Mask Spacer Covers helping a child with asthma use a metered-dose inhaler with mask spacer. Explains that a metered dose inhaler delivers a measured dose of medicine directly to the lungs. Includes pictures on how to use metered-dose inhaler with mask spacer.
  66. Using a Dry Powder Inhaler Learn the right way to use a dry powder inhaler to help control your asthma.
  67. Allergies: Should I Take Allergy Shots? Guides you through decision to have allergy-shot immunotherapy to treat allergic rhinitis (hay fever) and allergic asthma. Explains how allergy shots work. Covers who should not have them. Includes interactive tool to help you make your decision.
  68. Using a Metered-Dose Inhaler With a Mask Spacer Learn how to use a mask spacer to give a child an inhaled asthma medicine.
  69. Children's Health Provides links to info on child growth and development topics. Also includes links to info on illnesses that might affect a child's health. Topics listed include immunizations, healthy eating for children, and asthma in children.
  70. Coughs, Age 12 and Older Briefly discusses causes of coughs, including common cold, bronchitis, pneumonia, asthma, GERD, COPD, choking, or chemicals in the air. Offers interactive tool to help decide when to seek care. Also offers home treatment and prevention tips.
  71. Coughs, Age 11 and Younger Briefly discusses causes of coughs in children, including common cold, bronchitis, pneumonia, asthma, allergies, choking, or chemicals in the air. Offers interactive tool to help decide when to seek care. Also offers home treatment and prevention tips.
  72. Respiratory Problems, Age 11 and Younger Discusses respiratory problems that babies and children can have. Covers viral and bacterial infections, allergies, and asthma. Offers home treatment tips. Includes interactive tool to help you decide when to call a doctor.
  73. Respiratory Problems, Age 12 and Older Discusses respiratory problems that older children and adults can have. Covers viral and bacterial infections, allergies, and asthma. Offers home treatment tips. Includes interactive tool to help you decide when to call a doctor.
  74. Breathing Problems: Using a Dry Powder Inhaler Covers using an inhaler to get needed medicine into lungs quickly. Describes dry powder inhalers, how they work, and why to use them. Includes pictures on how to use a dry powder inhaler.
  75. Breathing Problems: Using a Metered-Dose Inhaler
  76. Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax) Briefly discusses causes and symptoms of a collapsed lung (also called pneumothorax). Covers how it is diagnosed and treated. Links to info on COPD, asthma, cystic fibrosis, and pneumonia.
  77. Black Lung Disease
  78. Home Lung Function Test
  79. Lung Function Tests
  80. Forced Expiratory Volume and Forced Vital Capacity
  81. Tips for Reducing Indoor Pollutants in Your Home
  82. Long-Acting Bronchodilators for Your Child Learn why a long-acting bronchodilator might be added to your child's asthma medicine.
  83. Checking Peak Flow Learn how to use a peak flow meter to check how well your lungs are working.
  84. Using a Metered-Dose Inhaler Without a Spacer Learn the correct way to use an inhaler that doesn't have a spacer.
  85. Teaching Your Child to Use an Inhaler Without a Spacer Learn how your child should use an inhaler without a spacer.
  86. Teaching Your Child to Use an Inhaler With a Spacer Learn how your child should use an inhaler with a spacer.
  87. How to Use a Nebulizer With a Mask Learn how to use a nebulizer, with a face mask, on your child.
  88. Living With More Than One Health Problem
  89. Controlling Dust, Dust Mites, and Other Allergens in Your Home

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